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1 December 2016
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A peer to peer knowledge sharing among sex workers in a café
Ma San San Aye, a woman in her forties with short hair, picked up the ringing mobile phone and spoke for a few minutes. “Sorry, it’s one of my peers,” she apologized with a smile, and continued the... Read more
29 November 2016
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Statement on Safeguarding Women and Girls in Myanmar’s Rakhine State UNFPA, Yangon, 29 November 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling for urgent safeguarding of the health and... Read more
28 November 2016
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GBV awareness-raising sessions for boys and men in the Maina AG IDP camp, Kachin, Myanmar.
On a Wednesday afternoon in the monsoon month of September, the community hall at the Myo Ma camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Waing Maw Township, Kachin, Myanmar, is full of people.... Read more
25 November 2016
Statement
Violence against women and girls is a silent emergency in Myanmar. It ranges from groping on buses to human trafficking. It includes harassment, cyber exploitation, psychological and economic... Read more
25 November 2016
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Don’t mess with us. The staff at the Women and Girls Centre in Waing Maw, Kachin, Myanmar, are giving women and men the power to stop gender-based violence in their own communities.
Gender-based violence is a silent emergency in Myanmar. There is groping on buses, harassment, cyber exploitation, date rape, trafficking and more. And there is domestic violence. Marital rape is... Read more
21 October 2016
Statement
Dr Werner Haug gives a press statement about the 7th in-country ITAB meeting in Nay Pyi Taw.
Nay Pyi Taw Note: The International Technical Advisory Board (ITAB) was formed in January 2013. ITAB’s role in the 2014 Population and Housing Census in Myanmar is to provide advice to the Government... Read more
20 October 2016
Statement
Welcome to the release of The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. This year’s report is entitled, “10: How our future depends on a girl at this... Read more
20 October 2016
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Many children drop out of school at the age of 10 in villages where access to further education is limited
According to the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census, young people, aged 10-24, account for almost 30 per cent of the total population; a huge potential reservoir for the development of the... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from... Read more
7 October 2016
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Mrs Ngechai, of Peite village, Matupi Township, one of many women who received a UNFPA Dignity kit.
Yangon - In 2016, Help and Hope established an office in Lailenpi town, Chin State: the State where married women on average give birth to nine children, according to the recently released 2014... Read more

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